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Over The Mountain Guest Farm

  • Available

From R900 per Unit

Overview

Situated in the secluded hamlet of Herold on the famous Route 62 and part of South Africa's sublime Garden Route, Over the Mountain Guest Farm offers more than just luxurious accommodation.

Forming part of the original town of Herold since 1874, Over The Mountain brings new meaning to the word 'relaxation'. Escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and stay for a few days or overnight on your way.

World class accommodation and hospitality are taken a step further with unique, experience based holiday packages that will see guests not only delving deeply into the soul of the stunning surroundings but also taking part in the vibrant art and culinary culture that define this picturesque part of the South African landscape. Make it a destination or a pit stop.

ACCOMMODATION

The Post Office
The old Post Office has been lovingly restored and renovated to provide comfortable accommodation across the four en-suite bedrooms.

With furniture produced on the farm itself from Blackwood as well as Oregon pine ceilings and floors with yellow wood beams, the characteristic features of the building are accentuated with modern fittings taking the otherwise rustic trappings into the 21st century. Rooms have separate entrances for convenience and each has access to a stunning traditional porch ideal for late afternoon reading and relaxing.

Welsch House
The stunning Welsch House comprises two separate en-suite bedrooms with their own entrances adjoining a self-catering family unit. The rooms have wooden floors and reeded ceilings which make for cool summer temperatures and a rustic feel.

Located on an elevated section of the farm, wonderful vistas of the valley can be enjoyed from the vine covered veranda. A braai area with swimming pool is situated alongside the Welsch House.

The House of Grace
Built from stone and mud during the construction of the Montagu Pass, the House of Grace has been restored to maintain its original beauty with modern necessities being subtly added over the years.

The cottage sleeps six people with two double beds, two single beds, a small kitchen, bathroom, braai facilities and has the most incredible view of the majestic Outeniqua mountains.

DINING

The Police Station
The old Police Station has been transformed into a stunning dining area and lounge which despite renovations boasts original features including the wooden floors, doors and windows adding to the charm of this already idyllic space.

Close by attractions of this area include:
. Cango caves (30 minutes away)
. Cango Wildlife Ranch (30 minutes away)
. Ostrich Showfarm (30 minutes away)
. Quad bike & 4x4 trails (15 minutes away)
. Swartberg Mountain Range (35 minutes away)
. Swartberg Pass (45 minutes away)
. The Great Waterfall in Meiringspoort (40 minutes away)
. Wedding venue (15 minutes away)
. Wine Tours (5 minutes away)
. Beach (30 minutes away)
. Steam train trips (30 minutes away)
. Hops farming on property
. Guided Walks and Hiking up Cradock & George Peak

Facilities

    Room Facilities

  • Internet Access
  • Non-Smoking
  • Satellite TV
  • Smoking

    Local Facilities

  • Biking
  • Casino
  • Fishing
  • Golf Course
  • Hiking
  • Horse Riding
  • Shopping/Curios
  • Tours
  • Wine Route

Rates

Additional Rates Info:
Set 3-course dinner available by arrangement R180 pp

House of Grace

Sleeps 6
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Self catering family unit with fully equipped kitchen. Main bedroom with queen size bed, second bedroom with double bed and 2 single beds in living room. Bathroom (shower only). Private BBQ area.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2015 R 2200 R 1200        
February 2015 R 2200 R 1200        
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December 2015 R 2200 R 1200        

Post Office 1

Sleeps 3
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Triple room ( one double +one single bed) with en-suite bathroom (bath only). Room has a small fridge and microwave oven. Private entrance and patio. Rate includes breakfast

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
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January 2015     R 900 R 480 R 720 R 380
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December 2015     R 900 R 480 R 720 R 380

Post Office 2

Sleeps 3
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Triple room ( one double +one single bed) with en-suite bathroom (shower in bath). Private entrance and patio. Rate includes breakfast.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2015     R 900 R 480 R 720 R 380
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December 2015     R 950 R 505 R 770 R 405

Post Office 3

Sleeps 3
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Triple room ( one double +one single bed) with en-suite bathroom (shower in bath). Private entrance and patio. Rate includes breakfast

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
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January 2015     R 900 R 480 R 720 R 380
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December 2015     R 950 R 505 R 770 R 405

Post Office 4

Sleeps 2
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Double room with en-suite bathroom (shower in bath). Rate includes breakfast

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
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January 2015     R 900 R 480 R 720 R 380
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December 2015     R 950 R 505 R 770 R 405

Welsch House 1

Sleeps 3
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Triple room ( one double +one single bed) with en-suite bathroom (shower only). Private entrance and patio. Rate includes breakfast

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
Month Year Wkend Daily Wkend Daily Wkend Daily
January 2015     R 900 R 480 R 720 R 380
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December 2015     R 950 R 505 R 770 R 405

Welsch House 2

Sleeps 2
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Double room with en-suite bathroom (shower only). Private entrance and patio. Rate includes breakfast

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
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January 2015     R 900 R 480 R 720 R 380
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December 2015     R 950 R 505 R 770 R 405

Welsch House 3

Sleeps 4
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Self-catering family unit that sleeps 4 people with fully equipped kitchen. Main bedroom with double bed, second bedroom with 3/4 bed and another 3/4 bed in living room. private entrance and patio.

Date Unit Single PP Sharing
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January 2015 R 1750 R 900        
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Rates last updated: 18 August 2015
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Location

Main Road, Herold, 6615

Map Over The Mountain Guest Farm in George  Garden Route  Western Cape  South Africa

Guest Comments

Dave made us feel most welcome when we arrived. The guest farm is nice and quiet and the surrounding area beautiful. We will surely be back. A fridge in the rooms would be nice.
- Daan Ferreira

We had a comfortable stay here - quiet and relaxing with the most beautiful gardens.
- Tessa Scheppening

Will recommend this to all my friends. One of the best views you will find.
- Riaan Truscott

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